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  • University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Visit the University of Dundee Botanic Garden and enjoy its wide range of plants, with fine collections of conifers and broad-leaved trees and shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, water garden and herb garden. Located in 9.5 hectares of south facing, gently sloping land near the banks of the River Tay, the Garden features many species of indigenous British plants as well as representative collections of important plants from all the continents of the world. The Garden is committed to Education for people of all ages, with more than 80,000 visitors crossing its threshold every year. The Garden has a popular café and gift shop with plant nursery, whilst regular art exhibitions are hosted in the Visitor Centre, and facilities exist for holding receptions and meetings.

    How to find us

    The University of Dundee Botanic Garden is situated near Dundee's International Airport on the outskirts of Dundee's City Centre. From Perth (A90), turn right at The Landmark Hotel roundabout onto Riverside Avenue. Turn left at next round about and the Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your right hand side. From Dundee (Kingsway West), turn left at The Landmark Hotel round about onto Riverside Avenue. Turn left at next round about and the Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your right hand side. Alternatively you can take the Perth Road from Dundee City Centre and turn left on Riverside Drive. The Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your left hand side http://www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic/contactus/howtofindus/

    Location

    Highlights

    • Tropical Glasshouse
    • Evolution Garden
    • Australasian Garden

    Guided tours

    £6 per person, subject to a minimum charge of £60 - Tours are taken by Curator or Education officer and last for approximately 1.5 hours - Book through 01382 381190

    Guide Booklet

    You can download our booklet here.

    Volunteering / internships opportunites

    http://www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic/getinvolved/

    Promotional Themes

    • Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
    • Meconopsis and Woodland Gardens
    • Water Gardens
    • Rose Gardens
    • Autumn Colour
    • Wheelchair access

    Opening Times

    Monday: 10:00 - 16:30 Tuesday: 10:00 - 16:30 Wednesday: 10:00 - 16:30 Thursday: 10:00 - 16:30 Friday: 10:00 - 16:30 Saturday: 10:00 - 16:30 Sunday: 10:00 - 16:30 also: Coffee Shop: 9:00 - 17:00 From November to February, the Garden shuts 1 hour earlier, at 15:30

    Dates closed

    Closed from 25th December to 26th December Closed from 31 December to 2nd January.

    Admission prices

    Adult: £3.90 Child: 5 & Under - Free. Under 18 - £2.90 Concession: £2.90 Family: £10 - 2 Adults, 2 Children Membership: Individual - £14, Couple - £21, Family - £25 Members: Student - £2.90, RHS Members - Free, Dundee University, Dundee College - Free

    Facilities

    Café/ Restaurant Picnic area Shop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Pushchair friendly Kids’ play area Assistance Dogs Events

    Address

    University of Dundee Riverside Dr Dundee ,DD2 1QH

    Phone

    01382 381190
  • University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Art Exhibition – Spectra Textiles Free

    June 24th, 2017 - July 1st, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Art Exhibition – RusTay Art Textiles Free

    August 17th, 2017 - August 31st, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Art Exhibition – Woodcraft and Pyrography Free

    July 21st, 2017 - August 7th, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Art Exhibition by John Stoa’s Students – ‘Fresh Ideas’ Free

    July 7th, 2017 - July 16th, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Summer Entry Promotion Free

    July 1st, 2017 - August 31st, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Plant Power Day Free

    May 21st, 2017 - May 21st, 2017

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Plant Power Day

    May 21st, 2016 - May 21st, 2016

    University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

    Garden Fun Run

    May 18th, 2016 - May 18th, 2016